RethinkDB

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RethinkDB is an open-source, document database that makes it easy to build and scale realtime apps.

GitHub repo: https://github.com/rethinkdb/rethinkdb-dockerfiles

Library reference

This content is imported from the official Docker Library docs, and is provided by the original uploader. You can view the Docker Store page for this repo at https://store.docker.com/images/rethinkdb.

Supported tags and respective Dockerfile links

For detailed information about the published artifacts of each of the above supported tags (image metadata, transfer size, etc), please see the repos/rethinkdb directory in the docker-library/repo-info GitHub repo.

For more information about this image and its history, please see the relevant manifest file (library/rethinkdb). This image is updated via pull requests to the docker-library/official-images GitHub repo.

What is RethinkDB?

RethinkDB is an open-source, distributed database built to store JSON documents and effortlessly scale to multiple machines. It’s easy to set up and learn and features a simple but powerful query language that supports table joins, groupings, aggregations, and functions.

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How to use this image

Start an instance with data mounted in the working directory

The default CMD of the image is rethinkdb --bind all, so the RethinkDB daemon will bind to all network interfaces available to the container (by default, RethinkDB only accepts connections from localhost).

docker run --name some-rethink -v "$PWD:/data" -d rethinkdb

Connect the instance to an application

docker run --name some-app --link some-rethink:rdb -d application-that-uses-rdb

Connecting to the web admin interface on the same host

$BROWSER "http://$(docker inspect --format \
  '' some-rethink):8080"

Connecting to the web admin interface on a remote / virtual host via SSH

Where remote is an alias for the remote user@hostname:

# start port forwarding
ssh -fNTL localhost:8080:$(ssh remote "docker inspect --format \
  '' some-rethink"):8080 remote

# open interface in browser
xdg-open http://localhost:8080

# stop port forwarding
kill $(lsof -t -i @localhost:8080 -sTCP:listen)

Configuration

See the official docs for infomation on using and configuring a RethinkDB cluster.

License

View license information for the software contained in this image.

Supported Docker versions

This image is officially supported on Docker version 17.04.0-ce.

Support for older versions (down to 1.6) is provided on a best-effort basis.

Please see the Docker installation documentation for details on how to upgrade your Docker daemon.

User Feedback

Issues

If you have any problems with or questions about this image, please contact us through a GitHub issue. If the issue is related to a CVE, please check for a cve-tracker issue on the official-images repository first.

You can also reach many of the official image maintainers via the #docker-library IRC channel on Freenode.

Contributing

You are invited to contribute new features, fixes, or updates, large or small; we are always thrilled to receive pull requests, and do our best to process them as fast as we can.

Before you start to code, we recommend discussing your plans through a GitHub issue, especially for more ambitious contributions. This gives other contributors a chance to point you in the right direction, give you feedback on your design, and help you find out if someone else is working on the same thing.

Documentation

Documentation for this image is stored in the rethinkdb/ directory of the docker-library/docs GitHub repo. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the repository’s README.md file before attempting a pull request.

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